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10 Unforgettable Cripple Creek Date Ideas

Each Triple Crown Casino guest experiences the thrill of the gold rush at the slots and tables, but Cripple Creek has a lot of other adventures to offer people during their romantic getaway. If you are looking for history, entertainment, or romance, check out these ten unique Cripple Creek Date ideas below. #1 Laugh and…

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Surprising and Unusual Facts that Will Convince You to Visit Cripple Creek, CO

There are some things that everyone knows about Cripple Creek, Colorado. For instance, they have fantastic hiking trails, a quaint Main Street with shops you won’t find anywhere else, and a deceivingly excellent food scene. While Cripple Creek is well-known for its fun inside and out, there are still a few secrets you may not…

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Fresh snow and clouds accentuate the city of Cripple Creek and the Sangre de Cristo mountain range on a bitterly cold February morning in Colorado

Discover the Hidden Gems of Cripple Creek Worth Your Visit

Cripple Creek has a rich and exciting history. It began as a mining town during the Colorado gold rush, then turned into a ghost town, and now today it is a top attraction for casino enthusiasts. While there are plenty of casinos in the area, you can still do much more besides playing table games…

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Night Photo of the Gambling Town of Cripple Creek, Colorado located next to a mountaintop Gold Mine

Cripple Creek Fun on a Budget

The rich history of Cripple Creek shines through its stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and onto its charming brick and false front-style buildings. An abundance of museums, casinos, scenic roads, and unique shops will take you on an exhilarating ride back in time. Our Triple Crown Casinos encompass their history, housing original woodwork, vintage…

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Exciting Events to Look Forward to – Winter Edition

With the arrival of winter, cooler weather brings plenty of events and opportunities to have lots of fun, and while cold weather usually makes outdoor activities tough, things are different in Cripple Creek, Colorado. The area’s landscape is ideal for skiing and snowboarding, with several perfect spots that allow you to venture out and display…

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The What, Why, and How of Experiencing Nature in the Cripple Creek Area

Colorado is known for many wonderful things, but the exceptional outdoors are probably in the top three. Our unique geography and excellent climate make it comfortable to enjoy the seasons throughout the year. For these reasons, we also have a wide array of awe-inspiring wildlife; if you spend any time outdoors, you are bound to…

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Discover the Local Art Scene and Artists in Cripple Creek

Have you ever been to a new place and wished you knew more about the local art scene? Or wish you could meet the artists who created the work on the walls? Cripple Creek is no different. While the town is best known for its Gold Rush history, there is a thriving art scene here…

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The 10 Most Spectacular Fall Views Around Cripple Creek

As the leaves change color and fall gently to the ground, now is the perfect time to get out and explore all that Teller County and Cripple Creek have to offer. From hikes with stunning mountain views to drives through aspen-lined roads, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the crisp autumn air. Here are…

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Road Trip to Cripple Creek and the Fall Mountains

Do you want to experience Colorado’s great outdoors surrounding Cripple Creek? From strenuous mountain climbing to strolls through decades of fossils, Cripple Creek is a short drive filled with world-class outdoor adventure. Cripple Creek makes one of Colorado’s most notable and fascinating scenic routes to explore. The historic gold mines, gold mining hoaxes, and the…

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A Brief History of Cripple Creek’s Most Famous (and Infamous) Residents

When a town’s population is 1,155 (not counting the donkeys), it is hard to believe that much of anything can go on there; however, Cripple Creek isn’t just any small town. Not only is there plenty of fun and entertainment to be had today, but it is also a town with a rich history. These…

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